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CME Courses

First Annual Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Musculoskeletal Challenges in the Pediatric Population

OrthopedicsPediatrics

Faculty

Course Director

John Tozzi, MD
Chairman, Department of Orthopedics Jersey Shore University Medical Center Founder: Orthopaedic Institute of Central New Jersey Joint Reconstruction and Replacement – Specialty

Program and Faculty (in order of Lectures)

Paul T. Haynes, MD
General & Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Seaview Orthopaedics Ocean Township, New Jersey

Santhosh Eapen M.D.
Program Director Pediatric Endocrinology K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Neptune, New Jersey

Amit Y. Merchant, DO
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pediatric Orthopaedics – Sub-Specialty Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack, New Jersey

Reena Jethva, MD
Genetic Services Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at HUMC K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at JSUMC Neptune, New Jersey

Anna Carmela Sagcal Gironella, MD, MS
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital – Hackensack University Medical Center K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Christopher Collins, MD
General & Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Seaview Orthopaedics Ocean Township, New Jersey

Description

This pediatric orthopedic symposium was designed collaboratively to provide physicians, rehabilitation therapists, PAs, APNs, RNs and other healthcare providers with an increased understanding of treating musculoskeletal challenges in the pediatric population. This course will address the medical and surgical management of scoliosis, the diagnosis and management of mucopolysacchatidosis, and the role of calcium and phosphate in skeletal malformations. This course will provide participants with an appreciation of prompt diagnostic identification, new surgical interventions, and best practice intervention management.

Number of Credit HoursHackensack Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hackensack Meridian Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Cost$0.00

Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to:

  1. Differentiate various causes of musculoskeletal conditions in pediatrics
  2. Describe best practices to develop treatment plans for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions
  3. Describe how genetic abnormalities can cause disruption in the development of musculoskeletal system.

Accreditation

Hackensack Meridian Health MH is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hackensack Meridian Health MH designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nursing Statement

Nurses Contact Hours: NJ Board of Nursing (NJAC 13:37-5.3) states: “A registered professional nurse or licensed practical nurse may obtain continuing education hours from the following: (d)3. Successful completion of continuing medical education courses recognized by the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association or the American Podiatric Medical Association: one hour for each 60 minutes of attendance” therefore, CME credits obtained today may be used in place of nursing contact hours.

Disclosure Statements

Paul Haynes, MD, Santhosh Eapen, MD, Amit Y. Merchant, DO, Reena Jethva, MD, Anna Carmela Sagcal Gironella, MD, and Christopher Collins, MD have indicated that they have no financial interest in any pharmaceutical or device company mentioned in the presentation and he does plan on discussing commercial products or services. Patrick Buckley, MD provides educational support for Arthrex and Smith & Nephew. All other planners involved with this educational activity have nothing to disclose.

All planners involved with this educational activity have nothing to disclose.

Method of Participation

This internet enduring presentation is an educational training video. In order to receive full credit, participants must view the entire training video. At the end of the training video, please return to this page to complete a multiple choice test. Participants must also complete the online post-activity course evaluation form to receive credit.